Satsuki Ito studied abroad with GO Minnesota in the Fall of 2018. We were inspired by her optimism and enthusiasm, so we asked her to share highlights of her semester at the University of Minnesota. Here is what she had to say!

Name: Satsuki Ito
Hometown: Aichi prefecture, Japan 
Major: Communication Studies at Rikkyo University College of International Communications

Our Winter 2019 newsletter is out! Click this link to catch up on all the latest happenings with GO Minnesota, along with highlights from campus, and around Minnesota!

It's no wonder that Minneapolis is consistently voted one of the healthiest cities in America given how much we love sports! In doing some basic research about the NCAA Final Four basketball tournament being held in Minneapolis in April, we came across a bunch of interesting facts about sports in the state:


And just like that, the semester is coming to a close! It seems like just yesterday we were welcoming our Fall 2018 cohort during orientation. It's been a great semester, with an even better group of students. Here are some highlights of the fun we had:

September - Day Trip to Duluth 

students at Jay Cooke State Park


We have amazing student employees in our office, some of whom are international students themselves. Nobody knows campus and city life better than students, so we asked our two international student employees to share their “best of” lists.

It's not too late to apply for the Spring 2019 semester! Applications are being accepted through October 15. Please email us at if you have any questions about the application process. We are happy to help! 

GO Minnesota students who are considering applying for graduate school in the U.S. are invited to join us on Tuesday, October 9th from 2-3pm in the University International Center (room 101) for an American Graduate School Workshop.

We announce our new internship program for Engineering students and we share some fun photos and movie lists along with our campus highlights in this season's newsletter. Enjoy!

Our Summer 2018 newsletter is out! Click this link to catch up on all the latest happenings with GO Minnesota, and highlights from campus, and around Minnesota! 

Super Bowl performances! Nordic Ski trip! It's been a busy few months at the U of M. Read our latest newsletter to learn more.